Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at the location. they're pointing to additional funding received from overdue taxes from the 2011 grand prix. officials at house and are recommending they cut the soccer and baseball teams from the athletic program citing financial problems. they have issued a recommendation to the school's president on reif figuring -- refiguring. they would reinstate tennis. all in all, it could save them $800,000. a final decision could come in mid november. >> one in 10 people have symptoms of dyslexia. that means they suffer with the written and spoken language. >> this month, an increased effort to educate the young republic about dyslexia. tim tooten joined us in the studio with more. >> it turns out the international dyslexia association in baltimore is doing their part to get the word out, especially to parents. >> is a further apart than together? >> their mission is to educate talented and bright students struggling with dyslexia or other language-based learning differences. >> when i got here, i was not good at reading or writing. >> now? >> i amazing. i can , papers. i loved to read. games,"w i'
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
or more. >> a follow-up to an investigation, billions of tax dollars wasted on insurance providers that cheap. >> with medicare, there is a new push to crack down on fraud and investigate suspicious claims. james miller told us this week about dr. larry bernhardt's that had been making his money by ripping off medicare and billing the government insurance plan for care he did not provide. they showed how easy it is to cheat the system out of millions of dollars. a federal strike force charged 91 people including doctors and nurses with allow bread fraud schemes adding up to $429 million in false billing. the washington bureau reporter joins us at a normal day -- at an alarming rate that is causing taxpayers big time. >> medicare fraud is one of the largest of its kind in medical history. officials from state, local, and federal troops have been -- the health and human services secretary said officials are working on making it harder for crux to submit fraudulent claims. they're looking at a tougher procedures for buyers and suppliers that want to participate. >> fraud not only rob'
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
crash in taxes -- in texas involving two school buses. >> tenures doctor would have the most notorious killing spree in the nation's history -- 10 years after one of the most notorious killing sprees in the nation's history, he is expressing remorse. he talks about his role in that 21-day killing spree in october of 2002. he speaks of one killing and but secular -- in one particular. "the worst sort of pain i have ever seen in my life >" tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the deadly killing spree. they ambushed 13 unsuspecting strangers, killing 10 of them. there were finally tracked down. >> maryland drivers take to the roads, state police are standing out a reminder. the weight exemption to the law will be removed. the new law requires children under 8 years old to be in a safety seat unless they are 4 feet 9 inches. according to the national highway traffic safety association, a car crashes are the number-one killer of children in the nation. >> an investigation is underway into a deadly school bus accident this morning involving two buses in texas. one of those
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
enterprise. they are going to reap benefits from the tax base, that will increase. >> it is the organization taking a position that is an exception. one team member support same-sex marriage. another does not. both are making appeals regarding question 6 on the ballot. >> to support or discourage it. as long as everyone respects everyone's opinion. >> governor romney has an edge with sports teams owners, while players prefer president obama. and sports leagues spent a bundle lobbying congress on issues from on-line betting to internet privacy. in the studio, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we will see what happens when it comes to the november. that is all for us at 5:00. >> here is a look at 6:00. the first face-off between president obama and mitt romney, coming up. orioles fans out in force at tropicana field as they check out non-62. we will take a look at some of the more memorable moments from this unbelievable campaign. that is straight ahead. >> of baltimore city councilman on why the battle is not over between a business and neighbors. >> you are watching wbal-tv 11 news. live, local, late brea
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the new plan for the mayor to create a 13-year tax credit for developers of downtown apartments, a push to get more people to live in the downtown core. it encourages developers to convert off as buildings and apartments. officials tells us -- officials tell us that have been struggling with bad lately. two dozen locations downtown could become living spaces and the plan -- the plan has focused on large scale transforming a project that will bring 50 units or more. the demand to live downtown is increasing and right now, there are just not enough places for people to live. economists surprised by today's jobs report in a good way. how they were expecting to see it go up and fought and won it fell to 7.8% in september as a number of people employed disorder by 873,000. the number of people with part- time jobs rose 7.5%. how many are puzzled by the numbers questioning the report's accuracy. but they say every month, professionals from the bureau of labor statistics are walled off even from each other to pore over surveys. 140,000 businesses were only question about employment were asked.